Mainland reports 64 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

A property management employee disinfects a resident who just finished COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in Liwan District of Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province, June 12, 2021. (DENG HUA/ XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 64 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 30 in Gansu and 17 in Guangdong, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Altogether 368 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 10 provincial-level regions on Thursday.

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A total of 93 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, said the commission.

The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 220,778 on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday.

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Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226.